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Vikendi

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Vikendi
Vikendi-wip 7.jpg
Details
Data
Location:
Adriatic Sea
Theme:
Snow forest
Terrain:
Snow, Mountainous, Sea
Game modes:
All
Servers:
Ranked
Platforms:
PC, Xbox One, PS4 & Mobile
An isolated Northern resort island


Vikendi (Codename: Dihorotok) is the 4th playable map that is in the works for BATTLEGROUNDS, Vikendi is a 6x6 island on the Adriatic Sea.

Development on this map began sometime in 2017,[1] map was teased on June 10th, 2018 in the 'Microsoft E3 2018 conference' video.[2] PUBG Corp attended the The Game Awards (2018) and had a World Premier CGI trailer of Vikendi, later that night Vikendi became playable on the Test Server client, and later that month, on December 19th, Vikendi became available on the live client on PC. Vikendi was released on January 22nd for Xbox One and PS4.

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Summary

An isolated Northern resort island in the shadow of Mount Kreznic, Vikendi was home to a wide variety of attractions, businesses and villages. Vikendi is enveloped in dense/thick forest and another aspect of the island is its warm Mediterranean coastline and snowy mountains in the central area of the map [3] [4]. Tourists can look to the future from the Cosomodrome, travel back to the past and walk with the giants at the prehistoric Dino Park, visit the aging Castle or even take a tour of the winery. Vikendi is as beautiful as it is dangerous and Survivors treading these bitter cold lands will have to watch their backs even more closely, as the fresh snow is perfect for leaving behind footprints! With snow and the footprints that you leave behind or other players leave behind, the hunter becomes the hunted. The days are long on Vikendi, but it won’t be long before the sun sets and the auroras fill the moonlit skies.

Update history

Pre-Update #24 - vN/A
  • Vikendi is 6x6km map. The gameplay of Vikendi is quicker than Erangel and Miramar, but offers an arguably more tactical experience than Sanhok.
  • Players can throw snowballs while waiting to board the plane in the starting area
  • Vehicles will be more slippery in snow or icy areas. Acceleration on icy terrain is slow and you lose more general vehicle control as you speed up
  • Footprints and vehicle tracks will appear as players travel in snow-covered areas. Keep an eye out! These are great to help identify if enemies have passed by recently
    • Keep in mind that footprints and tracks in the snow don’t stay around forever!

Official - 12/06/18 [5]

  • CGI trailer reveal of Vikendi at the The Game Awards 2018.

Official - 11/13/18 [6]

  • Map name "Vikendi" has been announced in the PS4 reveal announcement.

Datamined Leak - 9/19/18 [7]

  • Based on in-game files, Codename: Dihorotok is the codename for the map and "Vikendi" is the official map name.
    • Minimap/Heightmap also got leaked.

Internal testing - 2017 ~ 2018

  • The map originally was 8x8 but it's now a 6x6 map.
    • The map is “somewhere in between” Sanhok’s 4x4km and the previous maps 8x8km size. The 8x8km locations take “an inordinate amount of time” to get done. [8]


Background

Vikendi is a map based on an isolated Northern resort island on the Adriatic Sea.

Other

Vikendi being on the Adriatic Sea is contradicted by the fact that the entire coastline of the Adriatic Sea reaches a yearly minimum temperature of ~12 °C, way too far from the snow limit of 0 °C. The Slovenian and italian northern coast is also warm and mountainless, with the mountains rising deeper inland. A much more feasible place for an island like this would be the North Sea, the Baltic Sea, or the Barents Sea in spring or fall.

Map

Graphical map -

Vikendi Map.jpg

Major cities

Minor cities

Major landmarks

Vehicles

Vikendi features the following vehicles:

Vehicle Occupants Type
Snowmobile‎‎ 2 •• Land
Dacia 1300 4 •••• Land
Motorcycle 2 •• Land
UAZ (Open Top) 4 •••• Land
UAZ (Closed Top) 4 •••• Land
PG-117 5 ••••• Water
C-130 100 •••••••••• (x10) Air

Weapons

Vikendi features the following weapons:

Weapon
AKM.png AKM
Icon weapon AUG A3.png AUG A3
Icon weapon AWM.png AWM
Icon weapon M762.png Beryl M762
Icon weapon Crossbow.png Crossbow
Icon weapon Cowbar.png Crowbar
Icon weapon Flare gun.png Flare Gun
Icon weapon G36C.png G36C
Icon weapon Groza.png Groza
Icon weapon Kar98k.png Karabiner 98 Kurz
Icon weapon M16A4.png M16A4
Icon weapon M24.png M24
Weapon
Icon weapon Kar98k.png Karabiner 98 Kurz
Icon weapon M16A4.png M16A4
Icon weapon M24.png M24
Icon weapon M249.png M249
Icon weapon HK416.png M416
Icon weapon Machete.png Machete
Icon weapon UZI.png Micro UZI
Icon weapon Mini14.png Mini 14
Icon weapon Mk14.png Mk14 EBR
Icon weapon P18C.png P18C
Icon weapon M1911.png P1911
Icon weapon Pan.png Pan
Weapon
Icon weapon P18C.png P18C
Icon weapon M1911.png P1911
Icon weapon Pan.png Pan
Icon weapon Saiga12.png S12K
Icon weapon Winchester.png S1897
Icon weapon Berreta686.png S686
Icon weapon SKS.png SKS
Icon weapon SLR.png SLR
Icon weapon Sickle.png Sickle
Icon weapon Skorpion.png Skorpion
Icon weapon Thompson.png Tommy Gun
Icon weapon UMP.png UMP9
Weapon
Icon weapon Skorpion.png Skorpion
Icon weapon Thompson.png Tommy Gun
Icon weapon UMP.png UMP9
Icon weapon VSS.png VSS Vintorez
Icon weapon Vector 01.png Vector
Icon weapon Win94.png Winchester Model 1894

Weather

Dynamic weather? N/A

Map Vikendi has this type of weather;

  • Day
  • Snow
  • Moonlight

Media

Videos

2018

Gallery

WIP

References